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The "Screamin' Dingo" is the name of this proposed aerobatic, competition-grade aircraft, designed by KU engineering students. Their design took top honors in an international aircraft design competition.

KU aerospace engineering students have, once again, won a First Place award in an international aircraft design competition.  The "Screaming Dingo" aircraft design took top honors in late 2016.

 

Kansas House Majority Leader Don Hineman, a moderate Republican from Dighton, says Kansas voters sent a message last year that legislators should fix the state budget mess. (photo credit: Kansas News Service file photo)

New Kansas legislative leaders and freshly-elected lawmakers are making it clear: it's time to fix the state's budget problems. 

Kansas City area residents opposed to repealing the Affordable Care Act have been lobbying and protesting at the local offices of U.S. Senators from Kansas and Missouri.

Secretary of State Kris Kobach. (File photo by Stephen Koranda)

Kobach says he was invited by the Trump family.

The Kansas Statehouse. (Photo by Stephen Koranda)

Lawmakers in the Kansas House are considering whether they should repeal a law that exempts more than 300,000 business owners from state income taxes.

Secretary Kobach speaking to repoters last year. (Photo by Stephen Koranda)

Kobach is asking for specific authority in state law to allow him to create a dual-tier voting system.

Lawrence writer Harriet Lerner is the author of numerous books, including The Dance of Anger and The Dance of Fear.  Her latest book is titiled, Why Won't You Apologize?

Sorry! My bad! My humblest apologies. Lawrence therapist and best-selling author Harriet Lerner talks about why we so often get apologies wrong. Her latest book is Why Won't You Apologize? Healing Big Betrayals and Everyday Hurts. Dr. Lerner will speak on the art of the apology tonight (Thursday) at the Lawrence Public Library.

Harvest Public Media is a reporting project focused on food, fuel and other stories affecting the rural Midwest.

President-elect Donald Trump has tapped former Georgia governor Sonny Perdue as the next U.S. Secretary of Agriculture. 

Ashley Wagner, shown here after winning the 2015 U.S. Women's Figure Skating Championship (photo credit: U.S. Figure Skating Media)

Ashley Wagner is competing tonight (THUR) at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships in Kansas City. 

Here's a look at area headlines from the Associated Press

Here's a look at area headlines from the Associated Press, as compiled by KPR news staffers.

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